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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board set to vote on possible modified calendar

The Pleasanton school board is set to vote on the instructional calendar for the 2015-16 school year in open session at next...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by shocked parent, on Jun 23, 2014 at 10:44 am | 25 comments | 4045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

RAMIFICTIONS OF JURY DUTY

Every twelve months or so I get a juror summons. The last tree years or so I was excused using the juror hot line. This time...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by mjarivers, on Jun 23, 2014 at 7:17 am | 26 comments | 979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair opens to huge crowds

The Alameda County Fair began its 102nd year Wednesday with opening day crowds streaming in to take advantage of $1 admission...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jun 21, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 2578 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Group celebrates summer solstice at Pleasanton's Centennial Park

A hearty group of early morning risers joined together at 5:42 this morning for the summer solstice traditionally held at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2250 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton reacts to teacher tenure ruling

The Pleasanton community is beginning to offer its reactions to last week's court ruling that found California's teacher...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 21, 2014 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 1630 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Number of homes for sale, prices soar in Pleasanton

Real estate markets in the East Bay seem to be defying Economics 101 as the supply of homes for sale and sales prices are...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Native, on Jun 20, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 33 comments | 3357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair opens next Wednesday

The Alameda County Fair begins its 102nd year next Wednesday, June 18, with $1 admission and rides. The fair will run through...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 20, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 10 comments | 5005 Views

AROUND TOWN

LUMINARIA at Pleasanton’s “RELAY for LIFE” Honors Cancer Victims and Survivors

Pleasanton’s Relay for Life event for 2014 will be July 19-20 at the Pleasanton Middle School. Luminaria are decorated,...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 211 Views

AROUND TOWN

2,000 turn out for Rotary's Father's Day Spirit Run

Some 2,000 runners and their families turned out Sunday for the 21st annual Father's Day Spirit Run, an event hosted by the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Gregg, on Jun 19, 2014 at 8:03 pm | 5 comments | 1889 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teacher dismissal bill heads to governor

A bill that would reform the dismissal appeal process for certificated employees is being sent to Governor Jerry Brown for...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 12 comments | 1435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kaiser Permanente Awards $50,000 to Axis Community Health

Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit in the Diablo Area has awarded $50,000 to Axis Community Health. The funds will be used...

Original post made by D. Erickson on Jun. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calendar 'option' on Pleasanton school board's agenda for tomorrow night

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for the June 17 meeting, which includes: a discussion and vote for an "alternative...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Shadow, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 60 comments | 3400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AMADOR GRADUATION SAFETY HAZARD

I want to make everyone who is planning on attending Amador’s graduation Friday aware of a safety hazard - one that caused...

Original post made by Amador mom on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Amador mom, on Jun 16, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 8 comments | 683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fyi...Film Showings About "Common Core" July 22

I have heard a great deal about Common Core and am very concerned about what I've heard. I intend to do more homework about...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Jun 16, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 13 comments | 525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can We Bring Back Cruising?

Can we bring back cruising to downtown pleasanton? Hot rods, customs, even the kids with there Jeeps and Trucks... Any car....

Original post made by 32 Ford on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 15, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 14, 2014 at 11:07 pm | 27 comments | 2771 Views

SPORTS

Lady Cavaliers win national title

Pleasanton's Lady Cavaliers rugby team returned home from Massachusetts with a national championship crown last month. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bill Roskopf, on Jun 14, 2014 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 810 Views

AROUND TOWN

More toll lanes planned for I-680, this time north of Pleasanton

State freeway planners want to convert the carpool lanes on I-680 between Dublin and Walnut Creek to toll lanes in an effort...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 11 comments | 2021 Views

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Build a Walmart in Downtown Pleasanton!!!

So you want to fix Downtown Pleasanton? What we need to do is get rid of all these sissy historic buildings downtown and...

Original post made by Buford on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Student , on Jun 13, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 19 comments | 1400 Views

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Remember when Pleasanton was "Pleasanton"?

Here is a little country song I wrote called “When Pleasanton was Pleasanton”. Enjoy! I’ll never forget when Pleasanton...

Original post made by Buford on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Jun 13, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 36 comments | 2988 Views
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